Author Archives: Matt Abbott

I am the communications and project officer at the Centre for Community Journalism (C4CJ) and the Independent Community News Network (ICNN)

Media law in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Working as a journalist is challenging at the best of times, but during this pandemic, there are added risks and pressures upon you.

Posted in Blog EN | Leave a comment

Three-quarters of independent news providers in the UK at risk of closure due to COVID-19 crisis

A survey of independent news providers in the UK has shown that 75% are at risk of closure due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Posted in Blog EN | Leave a comment

Guide to reporting COVID-19

The work of a journalist can be challenging at the best of times. There are many hurdles to overcome reporting…

Posted in Blog EN, Uncategorised | Leave a comment

An open letter calling for support of ICNN members in this time of global crisis.

As you can imagine these are very worrying times for our members.  As an organisation, we are now extremely concerned. …

Posted in Blog EN | Leave a comment

Building the Future of Community Journalism postponed due to covid-19

On the advice of Cardiff University, we must sadly confirm the rescheduling of Building the Future of Community Journalism: our…

Posted in Blog EN | Leave a comment

Director of Community Journalism on list of 158 inspiring women in local journalism

The Centre for Community Journalism is proud to announce that Director of Community Journalism at Cardiff University Emma Meese has…

Posted in Blog EN | Leave a comment

A cutting-edge website for a fast-changing sector

The Centre for Community Journalism website has undergone a radical redesign to reflect its commitment to represent the independent community…

Posted in Blog EN | Leave a comment

Building the Future of Community Journalism: our 20/20 Vision

Join us on Thursday April 2nd for our conference ‘Building the Future of Community Journalism – our 20/20 vision’. This…

Posted in Blog EN | Leave a comment

Free Community Journalism WordPress Theme

The C4CJ Community News WordPress theme has been designed with Hyperlocal publications in mind. The theme is easily customisable even…

Posted in Blog EN | Leave a comment

How to stay on the right side of Election Law

By David Banks. THIS is going to be an interesting couple of weeks as we approach the general election and…

Posted in Blog EN | Leave a comment

Equipping the next generation of community journalists

Here at the Centre for Community Journalism, we are committed to hyperlocal journalism. Our mission is to support it in…

Posted in Blog EN | Leave a comment

Independent News Website Wins Micro Business of the Year

Independent Community News Network member Island Echo has been named Micro Business of the Year at the Isle of Wight…

Posted in Blog EN | Leave a comment
Centre for Community Journalism